Wednesday, May 25, 2016

SG SQL UG Meetup - May 2016

Date: May 19th
May 19th - 6:45 PM to 7 PM - Registration and Snacks
7 PM to 8 PM - Topic 1 - Presentation by Senthamil Selvan
8:00 PM to 8:15 - Break
8:15 PM to 9:15 - Topic 2 - Presentation by Nagaraj Venkatesan
Location: Microsoft Office, One Marina Boulevard, Level 21 Auditorium
Topic 1: Data Access & Storage Options in Universal Apps
Synopsis: Managing data is a critical part of app development. Whether it’s a game, news, travel or fashion app, it’s always all about the data. I’ll discuss the various data storage options and data access APIs available for building Universal apps, as well as data management strategies for both content and configuration.
Speaker Profile: Senthamil Selvan
Senthamil Selvan is awarded as Microsoft MVP in Windows Development. He has 11+ years of experience in Microsoft Platform including Windows Forms, SharePoint and Universal Apps development. He has published several Windows Apps in the Store - 8 Windows Phone and 5 Windows Store Apps.

Topic 2:  SQL Server 2016 - Real Time Operational Analytics - "Real" Game changer
Synopsis: Performing analytics on operational data has all along being a huge challenge for applications, due to its impact on regular operations and day to day transactions. SQL Server 2016 has extended its analytic capabilities by its enhancements on "In memory tables" and Columnstore indexes.SQL Server 2016 columnstore index enhancements is a boon for performing analytics on operational data with no impact to regular workload, with no delayed data, no complex ETL tasks and without a need to maintain separate data warehouse.
The presentation would cover how "In Memory" Columnstore indexes help to perform real time operational analytics and would involve interesting demos show casing the gains using SQL Server 2016 "In Memory" and Disk Column Store Index enhancements.
Speaker Profile: Nagaraj Venkatesan
Nagaraj Venkatesan, a SQL Server enthusiast exploring SQL Server for the last 10 years. Working for NCS Pte Ltd as SQL Server DBA, Nagaraj maintains databases used by one of the busiest public facing applications in the city. He frequently blogs at and is a regular contributor Besides these, he also holds a Masters Degree in Computing from National University of Singapore
Download link for the slides: here